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Cherokee County crash kills child, injures 3 others Thursday evening

Cherokee County crash kills child, injures 3 others Thursday evening

A Thursday evening car crash in Cherokee County killed a 1-year-old boy and sent three others to the hospital.
Cherokee Co. woman shoots self in chest

Cherokee Co. woman shoots self in chest

A Cherokee County woman is in stable condition after shooting herself in the chest, Wednesday night.
Cherokee County man sentenced to 62 years for sexual abuse of child

Cherokee County man sentenced to 62 years for sexual abuse of child

A Cherokee County man was found guilty on Wednesday of continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child. Oscar Hernandez was sentenced to 62 years in prison and a $10,000 fine by the Second Judicial District Court.
'In His Image' ministry to host initial meeting in Jacksonville

'In His Image' ministry to host initial meeting in Jacksonville

In His Image Ministry, Self-Awareness of who we are in Christ, will host its initial meeting Thursday August 1st, at 7:00 p.m., in the apartment of co-founder, Regina A.
Jacksonville man arrested for breaking into store

Jacksonville man arrested for breaking into store

A Cherokee County man has been arrested for breaking into a local store, but denied any involvement  in other burglaries that have have occured since moving to Jacksonville.
Cherokee County charges 3 in kidnapping case

Cherokee County charges 3 in kidnapping case

On Wednesday July 24, 2013,  at approximately 1:00 am, Cherokee County Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 4000 Block of US Highway 175 west of Jacksonville.
Mark Alexander hired as Jacksonville boys basketball coach

Mark Alexander hired as Jacksonville boys basketball coach

Jacksonville High School is adding a tenured head coach to their basketball program this year.
Jacksonville Police seek donut shop burglar

Jacksonville Police seek donut shop burglar

Jacksonville Police are searching for a man who burglarized a donut shop over the weekend. It happened during the early morning hours on Sunday, July 21st on the 1500 block of South Jackson St. 

Astros hold "City of Jacksonville Night"

Minute Maid Park will be full of East Texans on August 30th. It will be "City of Jacksonville Night" when the Astros host the Seattle Mariners.

'Super Sno' provides heat relief, summer jobs for ETX youth

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Jacksonville. The "Super Sno" snow cone stand opened up shop on June 1st. Since then, the stand has seen a steady flow of sweaty customers daily.
Boil advisory for parts of Cherokee County

Boil advisory for parts of Cherokee County

Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a notification al all customers involved in the repair area to boil their water prior to consumption.

Friday Football Fever preview: Alto Yellowjackets

The Alto Yellowjackets are picked #2 statewide. The Mean Sting mean business.  The Jackets have 21 starters returners.
Jacksonville hosts 5th annual Juneteenth event on June 22

Jacksonville hosts 5th annual Juneteenth event on June 22

The 5th annual Juneteenth celebration will be held in Jacksonville, Saturday June 22. The events of the day are as follows:
ETX Food Coalition & Lone Star Military Farmers part ways in J'Ville

ETX Food Coalition & Lone Star Military Farmers part ways in J'Ville

Drama is brewing at the Jacksonville Farmers Market. What was once one market, is now two. Folks there tell KETK, the partnership between local farmers and the East Texas Food Coalition is over.
Rusk man killed in weekend wreck

Rusk man killed in weekend wreck

An East Texas man was killed in a wreck Saturday night in Cherokee County. It happened just after 9:00 pm on FM 343, about six miles east of Rusk. William Walker, 48, of Rusk, was killed in the wreck.